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Betty L. Murray, 97, Greenfield

Betty L. Murray, 97, of Greenfield, passed away, Monday, November 11, 2019 at her residence.

 

She was born August 3, 1922 in Montpelier, IN to Russ Harris and Iona (Brickley) Harris.

 

On January 27, 1945, she married C. Vaughn Murray and he preceded her in death on January 1, 2018.

 

Betty is survived by her son, Dr. Terry Murray (Beth) of Normalville, PA; daughter, Judy Smoll of Greenfield, grandchildren, Brian (Kelly) Murray, SC, Tammy (Chad) Coughenour, Greenfield, Trent (Donielle) Smoll, Greenfield, Brad (Debbie) Murray, OH, Joy (Kip) Adams, Greenfield, Tina (Adam) Hopkins, VA, Brittany (Tim) Campbell, AK, Nicole Murray, MN, Chase (Sara) Murray, IA, and Jordan Murray, IA, and 22 great-grandchildren.

 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son and daughter-in-law, Mick and Julie; infant son, Douglas, son-in-law, David Smoll, and infant great-grandson, Braeden Smoll.

 

Betty graduated from Chester Center High School in 1941.  She was a lifelong homemaker.

 

Betty was a member of the Swayzee St. Evangelical United Brethern Church from 1952 -1960.  Her husband was the Pastor of the Evangelical United Brethern Church in Daleville, IN from 1961-1968 and the Trinity Community Church in Daleville, IN from 1968-1983.

 

Betty loved to make quilts, mow her yard, and plant flowers.  Her greatest joy was taking care of her family.  She loved their family vacations to the Outerbanks of North Carolina, where her children and grandchildren gathered.

 

Inurnment will be in Miller Cemetery, Wells County, Poneto, IN. at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Needles of Faith, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield, IN 46140.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Murray family.

 

  Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

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